Event set for Saturday at UGUHS

Children and adults are invited to come in costume to Union Grove’s Great Pumpkinfest, being held Saturday, Oct. 29, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the gymnasium at Union Grove Union High School, 3433 S. Colony Ave.

Vie for prizes by bringing in a carved or decorated pumpkin.

Enjoy many other free fun family activities and refreshments throughout the day.

Come join in the fun or become a volunteer.

The Pumpkinfest schedule on Saturday is:

• 1 p.m., costume parade and judging (4 years old and younger)

• 1:15 p.m., entries due for baking contest and pet photo contest

• 1:15 p.m., pumpkin dessert contest  (key ingredient has to be pumpkin!)

• 1:30 p.m., costume parade and judging (5-7 years old)

• 2 p.m., performance by storyteller Mama Baer, sponsored by Union Grove Lions Club

• 2:45 p.m., costume parade and judging (8-11 years old)

• 3:15 p.m., costume parade and judging (ages 12-adult)

Other activities include a Jack-O-Lantern contest (decorated or carved; all entries must be in by 1:15 p.m.), games, raffle and fun for all.

This event is free, but donations to help it continue are always welcome.

For more information, contact Terri Gray at 878-4606 or visit www.uniongrovechamber.org.